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Instant Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Serves 4 to 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb fine quality bittersweet chocolate
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp dark rum or other liqueur (optional)
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Garnish:
  • Chocolate shavings


Instructions:

1. Cut the chocolate finely and set aside.
2. In a saucepan, bring the cream to a boil and remove from heat.
3. Add the chocolate and let stand a few minutes; whisk smooth and pour into a large bowl.
4. Whisk in the liqueur and cool to room temperature.
5. In a mixing bowl, combine egg whites and sugar and place over a pan of simmering water, whisking constantly, until egg whites are hot and sugar is dissolved.
6. Whip on mixer until cooled and risen in volume - do not overbeat until egg whites are dry.
7. Fold meringue into chocolate mixture, and place in bowls or glasses.
8. Garnish with chocolate shavings just before serving.



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Main Ingredient:Chocolate
Dairy / Cream
Course:Dessert
Cuisine:American
Dish:Mousse
Difficulty:Easy

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